Why We Chose to Foster and Adopt

There’s a movie called Instant Family about a couple that opens their world to foster care and adoption. When the movie starts, they think it will be an easy journey, but they quickly realize just how difficult life as a foster parent can be. There’s a pivotal scene in the movie where everything goes sideways in a Wal-Mart. One child hides under a shopping cart while another …

Changing our Name

When you start something, you never know how it’s going to grow or change.  That is true of Brentwood Church.  The name Brentwood came from a street sign a mile or so from the rural church building we launched from in February 1999, so the title was at best geographical, but mostly random.      Yet today, the name has been …